Hendricks Regional Health Blog

Simple Steps to Stop the Germs and Stay Healthy

Posted by: Betsey Thompson MSN, CPNP   |   Thursday, October 23, 2014

Don’t get me wrong…I love this time of year!  Cooler temperatures, hot chocolate, Colts football…It’s great! What I don’t love is the coughing and sneezing and runny nose wiping (yuck!)  How can we keep from getting all those nasty viruses? 


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Protect Yourself from the Flu

Posted by: Randy Waltz, Guest Blogger   |   Monday, October 6, 2014

My name is Randy Waltz and I have worked for 34 years as a paramedic in Hendricks County. I have never gotten a flu vaccine. I didn’t think I needed one. But, last January, that decision to bypass the flu vaccine nearly cost me my life. That’s a mistake I will never make again.

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What to Expect at Your First Yoga Class

Posted by: Patti Carrington   |   Wednesday, September 10, 2014

So, you are ready to try yoga for the first time . . . it’s time to get your yoga pants (and what’s in them) off the couch, into class, and onto the mat.  Here’s what to expect . . . and how to be ready.

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Great New Job Comes With a Negative ... Weight Gain

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Monday, September 8, 2014

How did this happen? I asked myself this for several weeks. After all, I didn’t change my diet and I continued to take advantage of fitness opportunities at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA. I eat healthy too. I didn’t understand. But “weight”! Ah ha! I know what it is now! I am taking in more calories than I am burning.

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